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Orioles101 Minor League Spotlight: Hunter Harvey and Dariel Alvarez Named to Futures Game Rosters
July 5th, 2014 at 6:30 AM
What is quickly becoming one of the favorite events of the year for the die hard baseball fan, the MLB Futures Game, which features the top prospects in baseball separated into two teams, will take place on July 13 in Minnesota, and the Baltimore Orioles will be sending both Hunter...

Baltimore Orioles Continue to Mishandle Prized Pitching Prospect Kevin Gausman
July 2nd, 2014 at 9:35 AM
Considered one of the top pitching prospects in all of baseball, Kevin Gausman began to show the potential that he has at the big league level as a starting pitcher earlier this season, but the Baltimore Orioles continue to mishandle the prospect in how they are bringing him along. ***PHOTO1*** Gausman has...

Orioles101 Minor League Spotlight: C Alex Murphy Off to Great Start for Aberdeen Ironbirds
June 28th, 2014 at 6:30 AM
It's time for another edition of Orioles101 Baltimore Orioles Minor League Spotlight and today we turn our focus to the short-season A Aberdeen Ironbirds and catcher Alex Murphy, who is off to a hot start. ***PHOTO1*** Murphy was a sixth round selection (189th overall) of the Orioles in the 2013 MLB Draft, and...

Orioles101 Mailbag: Baltimore Orioles Starting Rotation Still the Focus, Injury Questions Frequent
June 22nd, 2014 at 6:30 AM
It's Sunday, and you know what that means, it's time for the latest edition of Orioles101 mailbag and this week the Baltimore Orioles starting rotation remained the focus, but we received several injury related questions as well. ***PHOTO1*** As we always do, we want to remind you that if we receive multiple...

Orioles101 Minor League Spotlight: Aberdeen Ironbirds Get Season Going, Some Promising Starts
June 21st, 2014 at 8:04 AM
It's time for another edition of Orioles101's Minor League spotlight and today we turn our focus to the Short-Season Class A Aberdeen Ironbirds who got their season underway last week. The defending McNamara Division Champion Ironbirds have gotten off to a rough start in the win column, but there have...

Orioles101 Mailbag: Starting Rotation the Focus, Manny Machado Suspension Questions Frequent
June 15th, 2014 at 6:30 AM
It's Sunday, and you know what that means, it's time for another edition of Orioles101 Mailbag and this week we were flooded with Baltimore Orioles starting rotation questions and questions surrounding Manny Machado's suspension were frequent as well. ***PHOTO1*** As we always do, we want to remind you that if we receive...

Minor League Spotlight: Baltimore Orioles 2014 Draft Pick Round-up; 27 Pitchers, 11 Position Players
June 14th, 2014 at 6:30 AM
It's time for another edition of Orioles101 Minor League Spotlight and today we wanted to give you the complete list of the Baltimore Orioles 2014 MLB Draft Picks and highlight a few players from the 38 new baby birds. ***PHOTO1***  Baltimore drafted eight high school players, six junior college players and the...

Orioles101 Minor League Spotlight: Several Baltimore Orioles Minor Leaguers Named to All Star Teams
June 7th, 2014 at 6:30 AM
The 2014 MLB All Star Game may be a month away, but some of the full season Minor Leagues are just weeks away and several players in the Baltimore Orioles organization have been named to their respective Minor League All Star teams. ***PHOTO1*** Both the AAA and AA All Star games do not...

A Day with the Frederick Keys Part 3; Scouting Notes on Hitters and Two Pitchers
June 4th, 2014 at 10:08 AM
If you follow us on Twitter and Facebook, then you noticed that our editor spent the day Monday with the Baltimore Orioles High-A affiliate Frederick Keys and over the course of the past day and a half, we have brought you a multi-part series on his day with the Keys. Today we conclude the series...

A Day with the Frederick Keys Part 2: Interview with Staff Ace LHP Matt Taylor
June 3rd, 2014 at 10:41 AM
If you follow us on Twitter and Facebook, then you noticed that our editor spent the day Monday with the Baltimore Orioles High-A affiliate Frederick Keys and over the course of the next day or two, we will be bringing you a multi-part series on his day with the Keys. Part two of...

A Day with the Frederick Keys Part 1: Interview with Former First Round Pick, RHP Matt Hobgood
June 3rd, 2014 at 7:13 AM
If you follow us on Twitter and Facebook, then you noticed that our editor spent the day yesterday with the Baltimore Orioles High-A affiliate Frederick Keys and over the course of the next day or two, we will be bringing you a multi-part series on his day with the Keys....

Orioles101 Mailbag: Lineup Questions Frequent, Jeff Samardzija the Hot Topic
June 1st, 2014 at 6:30 AM
It's Sunday, and you know what that means, it's time once again for another edition of Orioles101 Mailbag and this week we received some interesting questions regarding the Baltimore Orioles lineup, but the hot topic of the week was Chicago Cubs pitcher Jeff Samardzija. ***PHOTO1*** As we always do, we want to...

What Will the Baltimore Orioles Do with Francisco Peguero?
May 28th, 2014 at 8:46 AM
On Thursday, the Baltimore Orioles could potentially be facing a very tough decision, as they will have to decide whether to activate outfielder Francisco Peguero or place him on waivers and hope no one picks him up. ***PHOTO1*** Peguero, 25, has been on a MLB Rehab assignment with the AAA Norfolk Tides and...

Orioles101 Mailbag: Matt Wieters Questions Frequent, David Lough Also a Focus
May 26th, 2014 at 6:30 AM
It's time once again for another edition of Orioles101 Mailbag and this week both Matt Wieters and David Lough were the most frequent topics of questions, with a Minor League question that we felt we had to answer. ***PHOTO1***  As we have mentioned over the past few weeks, the mailbag has been so...

Orioles101 Minor League Spotlight: Delmarva Shorebirds Pitching Staff Absolutely Shutting Teams Down
May 24th, 2014 at 6:30 AM
During the course of the 2014 season, we will be dishing out some Orioles101 Minor League spotlights for the Baltimore Orioles affiliates and if you have noticed, thus far it has been pretty heavy on the AA Bowie Baysox as their offense has been phenomenal this season, but not to...

Christian Walker, Parker Bridwell Earn Player of the Week Honors in Baltimore Orioles Organization
May 20th, 2014 at 7:11 AM
Incase you have missed it, the Baltimore Orioles Minor League affiliates have been on quite a tear recently, and the recognition is beginning to come in bunches as two players in the organization were named Players of the Week for the week ending May 18 in Bowie Baysox first baseman...

Minor League Spotlight: Orioles101 Sits Down with Bowie Baysox Announcer Adam Pohl to Talk Baysox
May 17th, 2014 at 6:30 AM
Incase you have missed our previous Baltimore Orioles Minor League spotlights, you will notice a lot of them have been on Orioles AA affiliate Bowie Baysox players. Bowie's offense has been absolutely phenomenal this season and who better to go to than the man who calls play by play for...

Cards were Stacked Against Kevin Gausman; Tough to Make Sense of Decision to Start Him
May 15th, 2014 at 9:06 AM
The Baltimore Orioles surprised most people this week when they announced that they were recalling Kevin Gausman to start on Wednesday against the Detroit Tigers. Unfortunately for the Orioles and Gausman, the start did not go well, but in the end the cards were stacked against him and it is...

Kevin Gausman Set to Make First Start of 2014 for Baltimore Orioles on Wednesday
May 13th, 2014 at 1:44 PM
The last few days have been a little odd as the Baltimore Orioles had yet to announce their starting pitchers for Wednesday and Thursday despite the fact that it was Wei-Yin Chen and Miguel Gonzalez's turns in the rotation and now we know why, to an extent. The Orioles announced...

Orioles101 Mailbag: Roster Continues to Be a Focus, and Some Direct Questions to Our Editor
May 11th, 2014 at 6:30 AM
It is growing into a weekly tradition here at Orioles 101 to present our Orioles 101 mailbag on Sunday's as our followers and readers continue to bring in questions left and right so we will shoot to continue this as a weekly thing since everyone seems to enjoy it. This week...